There's a Riot Going on : Revolutionaries, Rock Stars, and the Rise and Fall of 60s Counter-culture Paperback
Between 1965 and 1972, political activists around the globe prepared to mount a revolution, from the Black Panthers to the Gay Liberation Front, from the Yippies to the IRA.
Rock and soul music supplied the revolutionary tide with anthems and iconic imagery; and renowned musicians such as John Lennon, Mick Jagger and Bob Dylan were particularly influential in the movement.
This is the definitive account of this unique period in modern history; a compelling portrait of an era when revolutionaries turned into rock stars, and rock stars dressed up as revolutionaries.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 608 pages, Illustrations, ports
- Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 06/11/2008
- Category: Social & cultural history
- ISBN: 9781847671141
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